Women in Resource Development: WRDC Women in Resource Development
Women in Resource Development
WRDC: Photo Courtesy of Cindy Parsons


Our Mission

To advance economic equality of women in Newfoundland and Labrador by promoting equitable participation of women in the natural resources sector.

Our Vision

Women and men in Newfoundland and Labrador, in all their diversity, are economic equals and both sexes are equally represented in leadership at all levels of employment and decision-making.

Our Values

  • Equality
  • Inclusive
  • Respect and Integrity
  • Excellence and Innovation
  • Environment and Social Responsibility

Our Goals

Women in Resource Development Corporation (WRDC) was developed to bring women into the picture. WRDC accomplishes this by:

  • Influencing public policy regarding women's roles in the development of natural resources.
  • Ensuring gender-based analysis and planning within government, industry and post-secondary institutions.
  • Providing technical support in program design, project formulation and group mentoring, as well as partnership development with women's groups.
  • Improving women's access to training and trades, technology and operations.
  • Promoting research on issues related to women and the natural resource sector.

WRDC is committed to sustainable development.

© Women in Resource Development Corporation 2009